Quotation by William James

'Intellectualism' is the belief that our mind comes upon a world complete in itself, and has the duty of ascertaining its contents; but has no power of re-determining its character, for that is already given.
William James (1842–1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Undated manuscript. "Faith and the Right to Belief," Writings of William James, University of Chicago Press (1967).
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